British associations and clubs in Paris

British associations and clubs in Paris

Last update on December 09, 2018

Our handy guide to the British community in Paris, from cricket clubs to Scottish country dancing lessons to where to find a jar of Marmite when you need one.

UK GOVERNMENT OFFICES

35 rue du Faubourg St. Honoré
75383 Paris Cedex 08
Postal address:
British Embassy
BP111-08
75363, Paris Cedex 08
British Consulate General Paris
18bis, rue d’Anjou
75008 Paris
Open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Tel: (For recorded information regarding consular and passport services) 01 44 51 31 02
Tel: (For out of hours emergency services) 01 44 51 31 00
Also visit for more information www.aboutmyvote.co.uk

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

The British Community Committee

The committee exists to co-ordinate the activities of the British social, educational and other organizations in the Paris region. The Committee also sometimes represents the British community on all official or social occasions of importance.
British Community Committee
7, rue Auguste-Vacquerie
75116 Paris

British Guides in Foreign Countries (B.G.I.F.C.)

Tel: 020 7592 1814 (Direct)
Fax: 020 7828 7951 (Direct)
Via CHQ: 020 7834 6242, ext. 354

Council for the English-Speaking Community

An informal organization dedicated to the exchange of news and information between more than eighty English-speaking service groups and associations in the Paris region.
52 rue Notre Dame de Lorette
75009 Paris
01 40 38 16 11
06 16 81 48 07
fax 01 40 62 94 27

English Speaking Union

International London-based organization with branches in Paris, Anjou and Strasbourg.  Under patronage of Prince Phillip, the Union aims to build worldwide understanding and trust using English as a shared language.
Dartmouth House
37 Charles Street
London W1J 5ED
Tel: 020 7529 1550
Fax: 020 7495 6108
e-mail: esu@esu.org

Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry 

Organization founded to promote Franco-British economic relations.
Telephone :  00 33 (0)1 53 30 81 30
Fax. 00 33 (0) 1 53 30 81 35
31 rue Boissy d’Anglas
75008 Paris

Hertford British Hospital

3 rue Barbès
92300 Levallois-Perret
Tel: 01 46 39 22 22
British Charitable Fund
Founded to help British nationals permanently residing in France who are suffering hardship or financial distress.
Tel: 01 47 59 07 69 (afternoons only)

INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATIONS

Association Franco-Ecossaise

Promotes good relations between Scotland and France, with lectures, visits, historical, cultural, and economic research.

Clan MacLeod Society of France

Broad aims are to foster research into the role of MacLeods in France and to conserve and make family records. Open to all, but particularly MacLeods.
President: Michel Maclot
4, rue du Moulin 54121
VANDIERES
Phone: +33 (0)3 83 82 67 75

Association France-Grande Bretagne

183 avenue Daumesnil
75012 Paris
Tel: 01 55 78 71 71

DANCE AND SPORTS CLUBS

British Rugby Club of Paris

The Paris branch of the society runs three sides and caters to most skill levels.  The club also enjoys an active social calendar.
Learn the steps and formation of traditional Scottish dance while mingling with other internationals.
English-speaking sports and social club set in the forest of Meudon in the south-west of Paris.

Thoiry Cricket Club

Plays around 40 games a season against French, British and Benelux sides.  Players of all ages and standards welcome. The club includes an active junior section.
Subscription address:
William Ratcliffe – Treasurer
BP 227
78770 Thoiry

Cricket France

The ‘official’ site of cricketing and cricket clubs in France.
France Cricket
4 Quai de la République
94410 SAINT-MAURICE
Tel. : 09.54.34.18.93
Fax : 09.59.34.18.93

WOMEN’S ORGANISATIONS

British and Commonwealth Women’s Association

A social club for British woman offering numerous activities from lectures to Pilates classes.
Address: 157 rue du Faubourg St Honoré
Tel: 01 47 20 50 91
Email: bcwa@hotmail.com

ALUMNI ORGANISATIONS

Alumni of the University of Edinburgh in France


Facebook page
Spreads the message about the activities of the Association and organise informal events (pub evenings, exhibitions of Scottish artists, etc.).

The Cambridge Society of Paris

Provides a platform for Cambridge graduates to meet like-minded individuals while participating in artistic, sporting, business, political, musical and often just “plain fun” events together.

The Oxford Society

Email: harry.seydoux@wanadoo.fr
Tel: 01 47 22 47 34 BRITISH FOOD STORES

Pickwicks

8 rue Mandar
75002 Paris
Tel: 01 40 26 06 58
 

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS

St. George’s Anglican Church

7 rue Auguste-Vacquerie
75116 Paris
Tel.: 01 47 20 22 51

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

50 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris.
Tel: 01.42.27.28.56

St .Michael’s Church

5 rue d’Aguesseau
75008 Paris
Tel: 01 47 42 70 88

The Scots Kirk

Church of Scotland – Presbyterian
17 rue Bayard
75008 Paris
Tel: 01.48.78.47.94

Eglise Anglicane de Fontainebleau

18 boulevard André Maginot
Fontainebleau
Tel: 01 60 66 26 47

Holy Trinity Church

15 avenue Carnot
78600 Maisons Laffitte
Tel: 01.39.62.34.97 (Chaplain)
Tel:03.44.56.76.08 (Assistant Chaplain)

St. Mark’s Church

31 rue du Pont Colbert
78000 Versailles.
Tel: 01 39 02 79 45

MISCELLANEOUS MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS

Caledonian Society of France

Founded to bring together Scots residing in France. Anyone,  whether Scots-born or not, who has an interest in Scottish culture, may join.
Email: joyce.gilhooley@gmail.com

Paris Welsh Society

Founded to foster knowledge of Wales, its language and culture, the Society organises events with Welsh artists, lunches, pub-evenings and Welsh language classes. The Society welcomes all who are interested in Wales.

Royal Society of St. George

Referring to itself as ‘The Premier Patriotic Society of England’, the Royal Society organizes social occasions for Britons and their friends including embassy cocktails and a picnic at the Longchamp race course.
President: Mr. Eric Osman
Maison d’Antoine,
705 Chemin d’Antoine,
40330 Bonnegarde
Tel: (00-33) 5 58 89 02 32
Email: ericosman@hotmail.com

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